Politics

In Politics, The Advocate presents the latest news about the political world. From Supreme Court rulings to state and federal laws, we report on how politics shapes the day-to-day realities faced by members of the gay community. Read about LGBT leaders like Brian Sims and Tammy Baldwin, and their work to advance the LGBT rights movement in the United States and around the world. Learn about legislation related to same-sex marriage, adoption, and other issues in gay politics that will impact the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Americans.

The Republican National Committee chairman denies that a plank regarding parents' control over therapy for their children is an endorsement of the discredited practice.

July 17 2016 7:35 AM

Log Cabin appears unruffled, while former GOProud leader Jimmy LaSalvia denounces Donald Trump's choice of running mate.

July 15 2016 3:06 PM

Twitter users reacted to Donald Trump's announcement of his running mate by pointing out Mike Pence's anti-LGBT record and having a little fun with the campaign's logo.

July 15 2016 1:31 PM Updated

Maddow recalls the moment that Pence froze while live on national television.

July 15 2016 1:15 PM

Indiana's governor famously signed a law that would let businesses refuse service to LGBT customers.

July 15 2016 12:12 PM Updated

We need allies who will protect us from discrimination and violence; a new group aims to prop up politicians who do just that.

July 15 2016 5:52 AM
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